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Staff Electrical Engineer - Substation

Town And Country, MO 63017

Posted: 12/30/2022 Employment Type: Contract Job Category: Engineering Job Number: 538170 Is job remote?: No Country: United States

Job Description


Responsible for substation engineering and consulting services for clients across the US and internationally.
Main responsibilities include:
  • creating electrical protection & control and/or physical layout design deliverables.
  • Projects range in size, complexity, and voltage class from small distribution equipment upgrades to large transmission projects.
  • This position can influence the future of the resiliency, reliability and economic operation of the electric grid.
  • Opportunities to advance into leadership roles are available.

Position may include leading or executing the following assignments:

  • Preparation of proposals and scope development, including conceptual designs and execution plans

  • Prepare engineering cost and man-hour estimates and schedules

  • Physical substation design including yard layouts, plans, sections and details, grounding, lightning protection, control building arrangements, interior and exterior raceways, auxiliary AC/DC power systems, and associated bills of material

  • Protection and control design including panel arrangements, one lines/single lines, three lines, AC schematics, DC elementaries, equipment wiring and relay panel wiring

  • Prepare calculations and reports for engineering studies (grounding, lightning protection, AC/DC load studies, etc.)

  • Prepare equipment specifications for procurement and/or factory acceptance testing

  • Coordinate design activities with other departments (Civil/Structural, Networks, Transmission Line, etc.)

  • Provide guidance and mentoring to less experienced team members

  • Regularly meet and correspond with clients or outside personnel

  • Perform quality reviews for other engineers and designers

  • Provide short term field support during construction

  • Support business development and marketing initiatives

  • Other areas of involvement may include: relay settings, 3D/intelligent design, or industry/professional technical committee involvement
Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering from accredited program

  • Minimum 3 years related experience (completion of master's degree in related field may be substituted for one year of experience)

  • Completion of FE exam strongly preferred

  • Proficiency with National Electrical Safety Code and IEEE / ANSI Standards

  • Strong preference for those with:

  • Excellent written & verbal communication skills

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Capability of solving difficult problems that require adaptation and modification of standard approaches, techniques, procedures, and criteria
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